• Hutong House Renovation
    Unlike original projects, with all the benefits of a blank slate, a renovation project must deal with various heritages spread throughout. Some elements are going to be blessings in disguise, while others will limit the architect’s work and force them to work around them. For a renovation for Hutong House in Beijing, ARCHSTUDIO took no […]
    2015.11.24Mateus Andrade
  • Margaret Howell Invites
    British fashion designer Margaret Howell has worked successfully in both men’s and women’s wear for nearly four decades, with a reputation for her take on fashion staples such as the shirt, lace-up shoe, duffle coat and trench coat, creating timeless, androgynous garments that marry traditional styles with modern appeal. In nearly a decade-long collaboration, London-based […]
  • Cosmos
    Cosmos by Huzi Design is a beautiful set of magnetic wooden blocks with cool minimalist aerospace forms. One can easily create any of the five distinct forms; a shuttle, rocket, satellite, lander or a planet. The set, which consists of 28 wood pieces and a total of 58 magnetic connection points, gives unlimited possibilities to make […]
  • Kuvaro
    The Kuvaro project was born out of the idea of fusing simplicity, through well studied shapes; strength, through the use of materials; and harmony, ultimately seeking to balance form and function in a clear, sharp statement of minimalism. These are the words of Friedrich Schmidt and Adrian Sabau, the product designers behind Kuvaro, a company […]
    2015.11.20Jorge San Luis
  • Courtyard of the House
    Courtyards have long been a focus of residential architecture. From Italian courtyards designed to circulate air to the gardens of Japanese courtyards that brought nature into the home. Courtyard of the House follows this long tradition with an elegant and modern home centred around a tranquil void. Designed by Japanese studio Container Design, this home […]
    2015.11.19Jillian Japka
  • Dion Lee RTW SS16
    Dion Lee‘s Ready-to-Wear Spring / Summer 2016 offering is nothing short of simple cool. The Sydney-based Australian Designer has been challenging the forms of fashion since he entered the arena as a serious contender. This collection is clearly no exception. Described as business girls gone bad the collection sees a series of structured blazers, dresses, […]
  • Chieut Table
    Minimalism can be routinely associated with abstraction and heaviness, an understandable marque considering the austereness of most works with said label; in contrast, talented designers like Seung Jun Jeong inhabits the other side of the spectrum, with utter lightness and visual trickery as his approach. Undeniable technical precision sets the Chieut Table apart as a […]
    2015.11.17Mateus Andrade
  • Everlane
    Know your factories. Know your cost. Always ask why. While this pledge sounds like a good idea for a thriving workspace, at San Francisco based fashion label Everlane, it is also a pledge to the customers. Five years ago Everlane founder Michael Preysman quit his job in venture capital to turn his passion for design […]
    2015.11.16Jana Ahrens
  • House To See The Sky
    Based in Mexico, Abraham Cota Paredes Arquitectos is an architecture firm that focuses on residential projects. Under the command of Abraham Cota Paredes himself, this young studio has put out many beautiful projects such as House To See The Sky in Guadalajara, Mexico. With its poetic name, the entrance greets viewers with a cantilevered structure […]
    2015.11.14Nhat Vo
  • The Soap Co.
    The Soap Co. have produced these well-packaged soaps with a rigorous and beautifully minimalist design in black and white with an interesting twist. Based in the UK, The Soap Co. is a social enterprise that employs people who are blind or otherwise disabled or disadvantaged. All profits go back into the business so they can create […]
  • Glass Art Gallery
    Tucked on the corner of a residential street in Osaka is the Glass Art Gallery by Japanese architect Jun Murata. The space is a renovation of an existing building and includes a small exhibition space and a comfortable dwelling for working and living. The first floor houses the gallery, the second story warehouses the collection, and […]
    2015.11.12Jillian Japka
  • Guest House in Prague
    What is a typical guest room? Usually it’s a bed with very simple side tables and, hopefully, a fully-working closet. Any sense of style or design is rarely displayed or built upon. Flipping that dynamic on its head, Czech studios Mjölk Architeki and DDAANN teamed up for a noble cause: to create a welcoming room with […]
    2015.11.11Mateus Andrade